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making news on this monday, november 29th. documents divulged. now outrage over another massive release of government paperwork. included is sensitive information about iran, afghanistan and plenty of other places. president obama gets ready for a white house summit with newly empowered republicans. tomorrow's meet will go lay the groundwork for what happens next year. and otter attack. the florida teen who encountered anything but a furry friend. good morning, everyone. thanks for being with us.
i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm mike marusarz sitting in for vinita nair. an an embarrassing document dump from the website wikileaks. >> hundreds of documents are showing how the u.s. conducts its business. emily schmidt is joining from us washington. >> reporter: rob and mike, good morning to you. the white house knew it was coming but it could do nothing to stop the release and the amount of information involved is huge. wikileaks said it's more than a quarter million documents, none top secret. but all something the u.s. government would rather keep private. >> we live in a world where just a little itty piece of information can add to new information and can really open an ununderstanding that wasn't there before.
>> reporter: the there is time gauling, the alpha dog and the emperor with no clothes. and they say an attack would only delay iranian plans by one to two years. and one document said that yemen president said told general petraeus we'll continue to say that the bombs are ours, not you're. >> they need a gut about they're patriotism. >> reporter: many condemn the leaks. wick chi leaks founder says there's more to come despite government protests. >> keep trying to make up -- make it as hard for us as possible to publish responsibly, in the hope that it can get us
to not publish anything at all. >> secretary of state hillary clinton is scheduled to make a statement about these leaks later this morning. just before she leaves for a prescheduled tour to central asia in the middle east. obviously, a region that is the subject of many of these leaked documents. mike. >> all right, emily schmidt reporting this morning from washington. thanks very much. lawmakers heading back to capitol hill after their thanksgiving break. face a full plate this week. benefits for the long-term unemployed in this country are set to expire tomorrow. there is also the question of whether to extend those bush tax cuts. also on agenda for lawmakers, that nuclear treaty with russia, as well as the military's don't ask, don't tell policy. on wednesday, on top of that the government's commission is expected to announce drastic cuts for the budget. and we may get a better readout how it goes after president
obama meets with new leadership. u.s. warships are holding their second day of military exercises with the south koreans. north korea has claimed that the war games are another provocation. it's now under military control. that paves the way for the possible evacuations of the 300 people still living there. in haiti this morning, the presidential election has ended in complete confusion with nearly all the major candidates now charging fraud and conspiracy. and that is throwing the already struggling nation into near total turmoil. matt gutman is following developments in the haitian capital of port-au-prince. >> reporter: despite the cholera, the rubble and the violence, they lined up, waiting for hours, to cast ballots for one of 19 candidates with over 1 million displaced after the earthquake, many never received the card they needed to vote. for 55,000 residents of this
camp, only 900 were registered. so many haitians we spoke to said they were reluctant to vote. they said this government and this country is so broken no election could fix it. turnout as low as 40 was was expected and even before polls closed, accusations flew. >> some bureau have been closed down. some boxes have been filled up. >> reporter: so the current president, other candidates include the wife of a former president, a musician who just to rap in a diaper. it could be a week or more before the votes are counted which would likely lead to a runoff in january. matt gutman, abc news, port-au-prince, haiti. >> the alleged leader of a violent drug ring is behind bars. he's suspected of the shocking murders of five teens at a
party. she was picked up in ciudad juarez. the gang also operates across the border in el paso, texas. tributes are pouring in this morning for leslie nielsen. the canadian-born actor got his start in serious films, but he is best known for the "naked gun" series. >> nielsen was cast against type in the "airplane" movie from that came "his memorable mind" "i'm serious" and "don't call me shirley." gusty winds, isolated tornadoes and heavy rain in houston, new orleans, little rock, jackson, mississippi. meanwhile, 6 inches of snow in the dakotas and cascades. snow showers in the rockies and rain in the pacific northwest.
>> 45 in seattle, 27 in boise, 30 in salt lake city. 39 in minneapolis. 40s from omaha to detroit. 40s also from boston atlanta. miami up to 83. 78 in new orleans, 68 in dallas. and when we come back on this monday morning, it is cybermonday. what kind of a start is the holiday shopping season off to jt answer in your business news straight ahead. and san diego puts it to peyton manning and the colts. that and the rest of your nfl
and time now for a check of market activity starts overseas. tokyo's nikkei average jumped 86 points today. meanwhile, hong kong's hang seng was higher in late trading. in london, the ftse opened higher. wall street starts the week with the dow jones industrials at 11,092 after losing 112 points last week. the nasdaq gained 17 points last week. it opens at 2534. retailers are hoping to keep the momentum going from a successful black friday and cash in on cyber monday. 107 million people will shop online today, that's about 10 million more than last year. but "forbes" reporter mia sainin says you shouldn't rush.
>> many have are leading up to the days from black friday, on black friday and they're going to have many more discounts in the week of december. i don't think there's a huge reason for consumers to drop what they're doing and make purchases on that site on monday. >> still, 90% of all online retailers say they will be offering special cyber monday promotions. >> fiji, the bottled water, will be closing down operations in the country of fiji. an aquifer on the island has long about the source of the pocket of water and now the company says it's unfairly targeted with a massive tax increase. so what if your holiday shopping list included all the items from that famous "12 days of christmas." >> the partridge would be $2. the pantry would be $150. >> two turtle doves, another $100. three french hens, that's $150.
>> those four calling birds if canaries would be about $600. and those five gold rings, 650 bucks. >> what about six geese alaying? well, that will have you laying out $150. and seven swans aswimming, how about 5,600 bucks? >> and eight maids a milking? 66 bucks and the nine, cha-ching. >> ten lords a leaping, $4,7. 11 pipers, $300. >> 12 drummers drumming, they'll found you for $25. >> add everything on list, that's more than $23,000. happy holidays. >> i'll stick to the gift cards. when we come back this morning, when otters attack. >> meet the florida teen who got
fast powder packs are a taste-free fizz-free way to transform your drink into a powerful cold fighter! there's a cold front moving in, but relief is on the way. and now for a look at your morning road conditions here at home. wet on i-10 from houston to mobile. on i-55 from new orleans to chicago. and i-35 from des moines to kansas city. snow and ice across the dakotas and i-70 and i-80. >> if flying expect delays in seattle, minneapolis, kansas city, houston, new orleans and atlanta. president obama is now sporting a busted lip after he was elbowed during a recent basketball game. >> mr. obama may be in for another rough day when he meets with the new republican leadership from the white house. john hendren has a preview.
>> reporter: president obama with his face visibly battered might have more sharp elbows coming. it has all the makings of a post-election shellacking. in one corner, john boehner and the next speaker of the house. once famously combative. >> hell no, you can't! >> reporter: both sizing each other up. president obama now weakened wants cooperation. >> i hope we can work together, democrats and republicans and independents alike. >> reporter: will republicans go from confrontation to kwoongs? >> it's a lot easy to win as a party than when you do control one of the branches. >> reporter: they'll talk top priorities, funding the government, spending bills and extending the bush tax cuts. republicans want to keep them all. democrats want cuts for the middle class. if things go well, they could also talk about reif newing the s.t.a.r.t. arms treaty with
russia, over turning the ban on gays in the military. >> we hope the president will work with us on all of these priorities. >> reporter: for the president, it's been a bruising few weeks, a devastating election, a north korean attack and up close airport searches. mr. obama's new look won't help. >> this president has yet to find his footing and showing up at a meeting with republicans with a fat lip is probably only going to build into that narrative. >> how contentious could get this get? they will give you an indication that many americans are losing their unemployment benefits in december because democrats and republicans couldn't agree on an extension. and many incoming republicans say they want to draw a line on tax cuts as well. the oregon teenager charged with try trog detonate a car bomb is set for court today. mohamed osman mohamud was arrested saturday after what he
thought was a bomb near a tree-lighting ceremony. and that oregon mosque where mohamud worshipped was set on fire thursday. investigators believe it was a hate crime. a deliberate act of retaliation against mohamud. the fbi is offering a award to that arsonist. the san francisco 49ers and the arizona cardinals have it in tonight on "monday night football." i'm adnan virk. a busy day on sunday for ton of nfl action, including two of the premiere quarterbacks peyton manning going up against philip rivers of the chargers. first quarter, colts, 7-3, manning, under pressure. pass intercepted by kevin burnette.
he'll take it back to the touchdown. third quarter, colts down by 5. manning, over the middle, this time, it's intercepted by eric weddle. and weddle going up the sidelines. showing off, leaping over a tackler. chargers take a 26-14 lead. fourth quarter, mike colburn, plowing ahead for a three-run score. the chargers go on to win 36-14. once again just the right time. packers and falcons big game in the nfc. fourth quarter, packers, fourth and one from the 21. rodgers, a shovel pass to james jones. the packers will get the first down inside the 5 yard line. fourth and goal from the 10, rodgers tons of times roll out and finds gordie nelson to the end zone. we're tide at 17-17. take another look at nelson getting both feet down for the
catch. green bay has life. with under a minute to go, matt ryan with the falcons down the field. 13 seconds to go. they got a chance to win it, matt bryant from 47 yards out, the good. falcons go on to win, 20-17. they're on top of the nfl at 9-2. that does it for the sports updates. a florida college student is learning the hard way that although otters may look cute and cuddliy, they could be dangerous. >> will gibbons saw an otter in his backyard and started up his cell phone camera. the animal jumped in the canal and then jumped back out and bit him in the leg. >> it was swimming around in the water at a close distance. i thought, okay, this is a cool otter. it just ran up and bit me. >> whatever is going on has me baffled. on otter that was a captive
otter that escaped or released. >> gibbons has to suffer through six rabies shots. ouch. up next, the stories we're following today including a big climate conference down in mexico. and the fallout from that document dump thanks to the whistle-blower website wikileaks. that and more when we come back. [ male announcer ] it's simple physics... a body at rest tends to stay at rest... while a body in motion tends to stay in motion. staying active can actually ease arthritis symptoms. but if you have arthritis, staying active can be difficult. prescription celebrex can help relieve arthritis pain so your body can stay in motion. because just one 200mg celebrex a day can provide 24 hour relief for many with arthritis pain and inflammation. plus, in clinical studies, celebrex is proven to improve daily physical function so moving is easier. and celebrex is not a narcotic.
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and now a look ahead to the stories we'll be watching on this monday. the u.s. may try to mend some diplomatic fences today. that's after a massive leak of documents from the website wiki leaks. and secretary of state hillary clinton is expected to defend the leaks. and 107 million people will be shopping online today, that's about 10 million more than last year. 90% of all online retailers say they will be offering some special cyber monday promotions. jitters across struggling europe right now. finance ministers are preparing an $89 billion debt bailout for the republic of ireland. also world leaders are converging on cancun, mexico, for a summit on how to deal with
global warming. the governor's race between democrat mark dayton and republican tom emer is still undecided. >> for some of you your local news is next. >> for everyone else, a look at leslie nielsen. ount! do you own a home? yes. discount! are you going to buy online? yes! discount! isn't getting discounts great? yes! there's no discount for agreeing with me. yeah, i got carried away. happens to me all the time. helping you save money -- now, that's progressive. call or click today.
back at the unforgettable hollywood veteran leslie nielsen. >> nielsen died yesterday at the age of 84. his career spanned six decades. of course, he'll forever be remembered for his deadpan humor in classic lines in "naked gun" and "airplane." >> in color, starring leslie nielsen. >> my name is sergeant frank drebin. detective lieutenant police squad. special detail in the police department. there's been a recent wave of gorgeous fashion models found naked and unconscious in the west side. unfortunately, i was assigned to investigate holdups at neighborhood credit communes. >> what the hell is going on up there? >> possibly on the plane.
>> can you fly this plane? >> surely, you can't be serious. >> i am serious. and don't call me shirley. ♪ woke up this morning feeling fine had something special on my mind ♪ >> do you want this, chief? >> yes, thank you, al. >> there's something on the side of your mouth, al. no, no, the other side. ♪ i'm into something good >> excuse me. all right. move on. nothing to see her. please disburse. please. ♪ something tells me i'm into something good ♪ [ trumpets ] >> ooh! >> oh!